Collaboration at its Finest
Tulsa is a vibrant city and region for business because of collaborations among some of the region’s most forward-thinking and influential entities. Whether it’s city organizations leading equitable development strategies or workforce development partners broadening awareness and reach of industries, northeast Oklahoma offers a synergy unmatched by other mid-sized cities.
The City of Bixby is a natural choice for business. As one of Oklahoma’s fastest-growing cities, it is a dynamic community with a generally affluent and well-educated population base. Located strategically along the Arkansas River just south of the Tulsa’s city limits, Bixby is located 30 minutes from Tulsa International Airport and Tulsa Ports. Rapidly growing Bixby has plenty of remaining land for businesses of all sizes.
Voted one of the best places to live in the country, Broken Arrow is home to more than 116,000 residents and is the fourth-largest city in Oklahoma. Located just south of Tulsa, it has big city amenities and a robust economy but maintains small-town charm. With a thriving economy and a low cost of living, Broken Arrow is home to a wide range of businesses and industries and is ranked third in its concentration of manufacturers in the state, with more than 300 companies engaged in that sector.
Claremore and Rogers County are at the epicenter of America’s heartland, where great opportunities begin. We are home to global industry leaders, innovative entrepreneurs, award-winning education and growing outdoor recreation options. With a strategic focus, grit, and perseverance, we’re creating a regional powerhouse of economic potential, which will carry us far into the future.
Collinsville’s population growth rate has been increasing since 2010 in contrast to the slowing growth rate for the Tulsa region and state. The historic character of the well-maintained commercial and public buildings in the downtown lends significantly to the small-town charm and historic character of Collinsville. The community maintains its sense of community reflected in local businesses, downtown Main Street, history and culture. Collinsville also is proud of its agricultural infrastructure.
Glenpool is located along the bustling U.S. 75 corridor in the Tulsa metropolitan region. This vibrant, fast-growing city combines small-town charm with excellent connectivity for business and manufacturing growth. As a key artery, U.S. 75 positions Glenpool as a prime destination for commerce, attracting industries and fostering economic development. Explore our rich history, vibrant local businesses and discover why Glenpool is the ideal place to thrive at the intersection of opportunity and community.
Jenks is a key player in the dynamic growth in south Tulsa County. With organizations such as Gateway Mortgage Group, Tedford Insurance and First Oklahoma Bank headquartered here, this region is an established professional services hub with an unbeatable quality of life. Named one of Money Magazine’s best places to live, Jenks offers top-notch schools, abundant amenities and a small-town feel with big-community amenities. Learn more about the Jenks Chamber of Commerce’s work to drive business growth and enhance the quality of life in this community.
MidAmerica Industrial Park
Situated on 9,000 acres, MidAmerica Industrial Park is the third-largest industrial park in the United States and the eighth-largest in the world. It is within 300 miles of 10 major metropolitan areas and is centrally located in the nation’s newest emerging mega-region of Northeast Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas. Its transportation, distribution and logistics boasts access to four interstates, an on-site Union Pacific rail and switchyard, the country’s most inland port and two international airports.
Almost every industry relies on building relationships with local regulators, leadership and the factory next door. Our manufacturers will tell you there are certain intangible factors of doing business in a small town. You can attend a local high school sporting event and be just as likely to sit next to a city councilman as you would a stranger. For those times when you want the taste of bright lights and big-city entertainment, the Tulsa metro area is just a 30-minute drive away. But you’ll still probably run into someone you know. Business relationships are part of who Okmulgee is.
Owasso is the northern suburb of Tulsa that sits along two federal highways (U.S. 169 and U.S. 75) and a state highway (Oklahoma 20). Owasso’s growing population hosts a flourishing healthcare industry and more than 1,000 small businesses. Owasso residents, companies and guests enjoy this fun-loving destination with a friendly hometown appeal.
Located on the nation’s most navigable inland waterway, Port Muskogee excels in industries that maximize access to markets, talent and industrial sites. Muskogee recently was named the ninth-best micropolitan in the country, according to leading economic development publication Site Selection, offering proof that success flows from Muskogee.
Rogers County boasts the fastest-growing population in the state, with competitive real estate prices, top educational institutions, lucrative job opportunities and a positive work-life balance. Rogers County Development assists small business development, providing jobs, creating economic, educational and cultural benefits for its people. For those interested in starting their own business or opening a new branch of a seasoned chain, Roger County Development will assist in facility location, site searches, economic and demographic information, real estate, equipment finance, business start-up programs and small business development.
Sand Springs has a strong sense of community that comes from our founder, Charles Page. He established Sand Springs as an industrial-based community, and his vision has continued to grow into a hub for outdoor activities such as hiking, biking and boating. The renowned Keystone Ancient Forest is visited by people from all over the world, and our local museum brings acclaimed exhibits every year. We have a vibrant small business community with popular restaurants and boutique shops in our downtown area.
Located in the rolling hills of beautiful Osage and Tulsa Counties, Skiatook is showing signs of growth within the last couple of years. Residents say you get a small-town charm and feel with big-city amenities close by. Located at Oklahoma 20 and U.S. 75, Skiatook is a prime location to start or relocate business because of the short commute to Tulsa International Airport, downtown Tulsa, Bartlesville and Owasso.
Tulsa Ports encompasses two multi‐modal shipping complexes and industrial parks totaling about 5,000 acres. The Tulsa Port of Catoosa and the Tulsa Port of Inola are home to 71 companies that employ nearly 3,200 Oklahomans. Located at the head of navigation for the McClellan‐Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System, the Tulsa Port of Catoosa is one of the largest, most inland river‐port/industrial parks in the United States. The Tulsa Port of Inola is a new, 2,500-acre, rail-served industrial property. Tulsa Ports is managed and operated by the City of Tulsa‐Rogers County Port Authority.